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Hough student turns rejection into elation, earns second UF degree

Kelsey Grant’s journey to becoming a University of Florida graduate began with an unexpected and disappointing start four years ago: A rejection letter. However, through Grant’s academic excellence, passion for technology, and desire to be a Gator, that unpleasant setback is now a distant memory. Grant will receive her Master

Student Spotlight: Victoria Turbyfill

Spending the next four years researching in a laboratory was not in Victoria Turbyfill’s plan. She was looking for a more direct route to launch her career. She found it in the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program (The Thomas S. Johnson Program) and the Gator Hatchery, the Entrepreneurship &

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Accounting programs recognized in latest TaxTalent rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate and graduate programs both ranked among the nation’s top 10 public accounting programs in TaxTalent’s 2017 “Top in Tax Survey.” The Fisher School’s Master of Accounting (MAcc) Program and its MAcc—Taxation Specialization program were both ranked No. 3 among U.S. publics

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New Challenge Awaits Incoming Heavener Director

After a successful 12-year tenure as Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA—guiding the program to extraordinary heights—Dr. Alex Sevilla is ready for a new challenge. Dr. Sevilla has been named Associate Dean and Director of the Heavener School of Business, the College’s undergraduate school. He takes over for Dr.

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The Economist: UF MBA ranks among nation’s top 10 public full-time programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business made the greatest improvement among U.S. programs in The Economist’s 2016 “Which MBA” full-time rankings, and is now ranked as the No. 10 program among U.S. publics. UF MBA climbed 18 places from last year’s rankings—only WHU’s Otto

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Alumnus named to influential list of global executives

Tom Arnold (BSBA ’80, JD ’83) ranked No. 10 in Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute’s ranking of the “100 Most Significant and Impactful Asset Owner and Public Executives of 2016.” Arnold, a candidate in the Hough Graduate School of Business’ Doctor of Business in Administration Program, is Head Americas Real Estate

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UF MBA is No. 5 in The Princeton Review/Entrepreneur online MBA rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business’ Online Program ranked No. 5 according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine’s online MBA rankings. The Princeton Review/Entrepreneur methodology focused on five core area: Academics, selectivity, faculty, technical platforms, and career outcomes. Data points were weighted in

UF MBA elevates interim director to lead state’s top program

GAINESVILLE, Fla.  – The Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business has appointed John Gresley as Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA Programs. Gresley, 37, had served in those roles on an interim basis since April when Dr. Alex Sevilla, who directed

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Change for the better

Noelle Fennessy (BSAc ’16, MAcc ’16) came to a memorable, and somewhat sobering, realization two years ago when she attended Beta Alpha Psi’s Annual Meeting—an international gathering of the honor organization for financial information students and professionals. “Every chapter seemed to be more active than we were,” said Fennessy, now

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UF entrepreneurship center to host inaugural “bootcamp”

The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business will host its first-ever “Gator Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs” on Saturday mornings from Oct. 8 to Nov. 12. The bootcamp is a series of sessions to help aspiring entrepreneurs launch their own successful businesses. The program will